Chef Ian McKellen prepares ‘the best scrambled eggs in the world’!

At 77, Sir Ian McKellen is pure greatness. Much like Bill Nighy, I would pay to listen to Sir Ian read the phone book should he embark on a tour of such simplicity. Now, the star of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit (Gandalf), X-Men (Magneto), Vicious on PBS and recipient of more accolades than the law allows, showcases […]

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Upcoming release of ‘Mr. Holmes’ may not be so ‘elementary’

Sir Ian McKellen has played King Lear, MacBeth, Richard II and Hamlet in addition to himself on The Simpsons. Now with his upcoming role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the film, Mr. Holmes, one of the greatest actors of all-time will have achieved the Gordie Howe Hat Trick of film by adding Conan Doyle to his earlier roles […]

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Eddie Izzard moving to 1313 Mockingbird Lane

Ok, I know this will go against almost 2.5 years of periodic anti-remake posts but, have to say, I’m really looking forward to this one. Between this and the upcoming Tim Burton re-do of Dark Shadows, I may just have to change my thoughts on television/film remakes from blanket dislike to looking at each one […]

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Gandalf, M and Agent Scully vs. Zombies

Brace yourself, Scotland, this is just going to be more fun than the law allows. Sir Ian McKellen (X-Men, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), Dame Judi Dench (Casino Royale, Bond 23), Gillian Anderson (X-Files) and Mark Williams (Harry Potter) will invade your space later this year turning Scotland into 18th century England. Matthew Butler […]

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From Doctor Who to Hamlet – all in a days work

In case you thought that David Tennant was sitting around idly after his run as the Tenth Doctor on the long-running science fiction series, Doctor Who, ended, think again. Tennant, earlier this year, ended a Stratford-Upon-Avon, then London, run of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. If that wasn’t enough, Tennant reprised the role recently, […]

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